Prep 10 m
Refrigerate 120 m
Bake 12 m



  1. 1 of 3 Whisk flour, baking powder and salt in a small bowl. Beat butter, sugar, egg, egg yolk and vanilla in a large bowl until blended. Stir in flour mixture. Gather into a ball; wrap in plastic. Refrigerate 2 hours.
  2. 2 of 3 Heat oven to 350 degrees . Roll out dough with a lightly floured rolling pin on a floured surface to 3/8-inch thickness. Cut with assorted-size snowflake cookie cutters. Place on ungreased baking sheets, 1 1/2 inches apart. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, until just browned at edges. Remove cookies to a wire rack to cool.
  3. 3 of 3 Spread some of the cookies with thinned Royal Icing; let dry. Pipe designs onto cookies with thicker icing; sprinkle with sugar or top with silver dragees. Let icing dry 1 hour before stacking cookies.
Nutrition Information for Snowflakes
Servings Per Recipe:
Per Serving: 178 kcal cal., 5 g Fat, total, 32 g carb., 0 g fiber, 3 g sat. fat, 43 mg sodium, 23 g sugar, 2 g pro.